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Midwest Communications' Skramstad Announces Retirement


Shawn Skramstad
Shawn Skramstad

Midwest Communications/Duluth, MN, Vice President and Market Manager Shawn Skramstad has announced his retirement after a 47-year radio broadcasting career. He began his career on the programming side before shifting to sales. Skramstad spent time in Minneapolis working for KDWB, WCCO and KEEY before transitioning to Red Rock radio in 1999 where he became the company President and oversaw their Duluth-Superior market. Skramstad joined Midwest when Red Rock sold their properties to Midwest Communications in 2017.

Skramstad stated, "I appreciate finishing out my career with Midwest Communications. I've done everything that I wanted to do in this business and it's been a great ride".

Midwest President/CEO Duke Wright offered his thanks and congratulations to Shawn, "Shawn was instrumental in ensuring Midwest is the leading broadcasting operator in northern Minnesota with great facilities and the best people in the business."

Director of Sales, Scott Christensen will oversee the sales and day to day operation until a successor is named.

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